Category Archives: Day to Day Life

What I saw: Cabot Trail Writers Festival 2013

In one word: yeah!!! In two words: love it. In three words: so much goodness. That picture above is from heading over the Englishtown ferry on my way to North River on Friday. The gala Friday night, featuring a collaboration … Continue reading

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sun is shining

“Weather is sweet, makes you wanna move, your dancing feet.” Here’s something fun: the Pumpkin Spice Playlist at A Beautiful Mess (last year’s playlist). There is no Bob Marley on it (who is the artist who inspired the title of … Continue reading

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extra extra

These days: eat, sleep, design. Repeat. (Above: a screenshot of designing an icon for a class project. I’ll likely share the process in whole at some point here on the blog.)  

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local design, part 1

Last week I had to be in downtown Sydney for an appointment and I was early. So I took a walk around. As I’ve mentioned before, when you’re a designer and studying it every day, and focussed on it so … Continue reading

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from the summer: i want to remember

I want to remember that rich, sweet and delicious Baileys/raspberry/vanilla milkshake that Adam made me at 11 pm on a Saturday night in August. I want to remember Mom’s chicken in the dutch oven with salsa and the new potatoes and … Continue reading

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“miss victoria standard”

This fall I got myself a subscription to the newspaper from home. The Victoria Standard is the local paper for the whole county of Victoria, which is large geographically but quite small in terms of population. I now live only … Continue reading

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on being in second year

So as you might have been able to tell from the lack of the posts the last few days, I’m back in school and back “at it.” There is lots to do! Between all the assignments (which always take longer … Continue reading

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